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SFGTV
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am PST
obama. washington dc gets it. [applause] and of course i have to thank our former mayor and senator dianne feinstein. her transit leadership began at city hall when she over saw the rebuilt of our cable car system and wonderful you have been part of this and champion for this all these years. congress woman spare thank you and speaker pelosi we want to thank you for shepherding this subway. we needed champions like all of you and thank you for that. to the mta staff and the director and everyone doing the work, to the ta staff, to the mtc, thank you for all that you're doing. now i had in my talking points a reference that we know you need the central subway if you get on the 30 stockton and apparently everyone else had that in the talking points. through the denser parts of san francisco, as someone who doesn't have a car i have and millions of us have wasted countless hours trying to get through our downtown corridor but i want to take a moment to thank the most important folks who are not here with us and that is the people of san francisco. for years before i joined the bo
PBS
Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
in part by politico.com. >> president obama asked me to come to israel with a very clear message, america's commitment to israel's security is rock solid and unwavering. >> this week on "inside washington" hillary clinton is on the case. >> i want to welcome secretary clinton once again to jerusalem. >> back home, racing toward the fiscal cliff. >> to show our seriousness, which would revenue on the table. >> presidential politics. >> forget about it. >> he is smart and the kind of leader we need for future of our country. >> it really is the nation's laws, losing david patraeus. >> personally, this is a heartbreak. >> full disclosure, we are putting this program together the day before thanksgiving and we come to you with the fervent hope that events will not overcome us. on this day, or families come first, like yours. let's start with the bloody conflict between israel and hamas in the middle east. israel's critics say they're doing more than defending themselves. there was a meeting to come up with a diplomatic solution. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that advances the security
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
to pay for obama's bigger government. >>neil: do you hear it is spreading? we have chatted about this before. you were open when we chatted in washington, to talk about the cliff cliff, to not equateing bringing in causes or tax loopholes and the like and closing them off, your point was as long as it leads eventually to revamping of the tax code, but this goes beyond that, they have no quid pro quo and they are offering this, you argue, what? >>guest: well, there are two ways you can damage the economy. one is to increase marginal tax rates, everyone knows the small business groups, it would kill 700,000 jobs off the bat, probably worse. the other thing is to eliminate $1 trillion, not talking about a few deductions, but talking about $1 trillion worth of deductions and credits which is what the other team wants. if you do this you have killed tax reform for a generation. how do you get the rates down if you don't have the deductions and credits. what obama is hoping to do is raids spend the money, kill tax reform for individuals. >>neil: what do you do, the house majority leade
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am PST
at the president. the president has such a rare chance here. the debt ceiling crisis was the nadear of the obama administration. he had come to washington to unify the city and yet he couldn't get republicans and democrats to sit down and agree to a common sense agreement. he has the chance to do that now. there is a developing consensus to raise taxes in washington. that is so rare, it hasn't happened in decades. for the president, i think he has to make good on that opportunity. >> right. and you think the time is now. >> i just don't see how going -- first of all, more importantly going over the fiscal cliff could hurt a lot of americans. but i think it could also hurt the president. >> eamon, javers, i want to say thank you very much for joining us today. >> thank you. >> after the break, who is pulling the strings? we will look at the key players in the budget negotiations, to famous polls and some of the people behind the scenes. and are some republicans ready to cut ties? we'll discuss next on "now." having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt
FOX
Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
. they anticipate a second face- to-face meeting with president obama as soon as this week. >>> also in washington republican senator john mccain backed off from fiery criticism of un un ambassador susan rice about the attack in libya. >> i think she deserved the ability to explain herself and her position as she said, but she is not the problem. the prose problem is that the president of the united states, who in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack. he hadn't. >> senator mccain threatened to block susan rice's nomination for secretary of state. rice has maintained that she based her statements blaming the tack on protesters on cia information at the time. >>> a new gallup poll shows that the afternoon ideal weight for men was 185 pounds. that is up 14 pounds since 1990. the average actual weight for men was 196 pounds up 16 pounds. for women, the ideal weight was 140 pounds. that is up 11 pounds since 1990. the actual weight for women, 156 pounds, also up 14. >>> powerball lottery officials say they expect their jackpot tuesday to reach $425 million. that wi
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
an effort to do a principle compromise and mr. obama who doesn't face another election, and mr. boehner who is head of a party somewhat chastised in the past election about appearing not to let washington work. if we can have the bipartisan compromise not dissimilar to the simpson-bowles national debt commission where we understand it is going to take revenue enhancements as well as spending reductions and entitlement reform, we can do what's right. we must do what's right for america. i think we have a real opportunity to do it, probably a short team deal by 1 january, but the real negotiation will then be done before we break the real debt ceiling in the middle of march. >> clearly these folks aren't spending money just to spend money. they think they can have influence by influencing people to influence congress. are they right? >> well, they're trying to set the table. no question. i always challenge people to advertise in december. you can't out spend santa claus, and it is hard to get through a message now with the lame ducks folks in congress. i agree with the congressman. i think yo
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 4:30am PST
ginnis is in washington with what republicans and democrats now say they are willing to do to reach a deal. >> reporter: president obama and congress begin negotiations this week to avoid are the coming fiscal cliff, about $6 billion in tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in. both sides say they're looking for ways to compromise. >> that's what it's about, if regan and o'neill can do it, obama should be able to do it. >> reporter: but republicans have consistently voted against any deal that raises tax revenue. >> the key is whether or not the republicans will move away from the id logically rigid tradition which was the grove pledge that they will not go for additional revenue. >> reporter: for the first time the antitax pledge seems to be negotiable. >> when you're $16 trillion in debt, the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid the coming grief and republicans should put revenue on the table. >> reporter: but new revenue doesn't necessarily mean new taxes. >> i would be very much opposed to raising tax rates, but i believe we can close a lot of loopholes. >> reporter: and d
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am EST
the editorial page editor for the washington examiner joining us now from the nation's capital. is now a good time to let them expire? >> there really is no good solution now. this has been handled so poorly since the beginning of the obama stimulus package. when benefits were extended, and this was 99 weeks, that is such a long time to lengthen benefits. you put people in a position where they will keep looking and hold out for jobs that are way better than anything that is available. in this economy right now, there is nothing decent available. especially people in the age 25 to 54 age bracket. they are not getting any jobs back that they lost in the crash. although growth is an old people. so, you know, you put a whole generation of people's careers on hold. they think they can hold out. they do not have to move to another town to find a job. they do not have to settle for a job that is worse than it is. two years of unemployment benefits, you are giving people too much time. dagen: at these benefits you mentioned the 99 weeks, they have been shrinking. the longest benefits are now in new
Current
Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
that and still be against it. >> bill: yeah. now dan is here. >> the holidays are coming to washington. the obama family welcomed the christmas tree today. it's a 65-foot tall spruce from the national forest in colorado. john mayer -- john boehner -- >> not john mayer. he is no longer in politics. >> john boehner will light the tree next week. >> bill: okay. god. i guess they are not rushing the season -- >> no, the music, the lights started way before thanksgiving. >> i think it's nice that binder is going to light the tree with his burned out cigarette. [ laughter ] >> bill: go flick your butt at the tree. >> yeah. >> president obama prepared his list and bought 15 books for christmas presidents over the weekend. >> bill: you talk about knowing what you want. >> and a big change this college football -- >> one of the books he bought was the "the obama hate machine." >> auburn has fired its coach after just two years of winning a national championship. they lost to alabama 49-0 on saturday. >> it was a nail biter. it was 42-0 at the half. >> bill: oh, man. they were
FOX
Nov 25, 2012 10:00pm PST
on judges to go on strike. in washington the word of the day is leverage as a growing concert urges president obama to use u.s. dollars. >> our leverage obviously is not only the substantial aid we provide plus debt forgiveness plus an imf deal but also the world of public opinion is also against this kind of move by mr. morsi. >> both morsi and his opponents are saying that his move is terror. >> we will not leave until morsi and his regime leave. >> a meeting announced for monday between president morsi and the supreme judiciary council could signal the first hint of compromise but for now neither side is backing down. in cairo, steve harrigan. >>> there's a report that long range iranian rockets are on the way to gaza. according to the sunday times, an israeli spy satellite spotted rockets and weapons being loaded. the time sides an unnamed israeli source who claims rockets which were used to hit telaviv in the latest con -- conflict. iran supplies rockets to hamas between a tunnel between egypt. >>> people are lined up in rows after a fire in a garment plant. the factory made g
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
and exchange commission. mary shapiro is stepping down as head of the s.e.c. and president obama is designating commission member elise walter as her replacement. eamon javers is in washington with the details. >> reporter: this is a bit of a surprise announcement. a lot of other names had been speculated over the past couple of days here on who might succeed mary shapiro over at s.e.c. but the tap goes to elise walter today. she is a sitting s.e.c. commissioner now. that means that the president will not have to face a bruising confirmation battle up on capitol hill for her to take over as the chair of the s.e.c. what we're told is the president is likely to appoint somebody to fill out that term after elisse walter finishes up mary shapiro's term in 2014. we expect that the president will name somebody else to follow on after elisse walter. a little bit of complicated moving and shaking here but already the consideration in washington turning to mary shapiro's legacy. she took over at one of the darkest points in american financial history in january of 2009. the s.e.c. pointing out today tha
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 4:00am PST
% say president obama, 15% say both. now as congress returns here to washington, the white house coming out with a new report saying that if those bush-era tax cuts are not extended to middle-class americans, consumer spending over 2013 will drop by nearly $200 billion. this is an ongoing effort by this white house to help the middle class, and to ensure that wealthy americans pay a little bit more. soledad? >> dan lothian at the white house for us. thank you, dan. a lot happening in the middle east. overnight we learn that israel's defense minister, ehud barak is resigning his post. that's effective come january. that development comes as delegations for both israel and hamas meet in cairo today. they're meeting with egyptian officials to try to advance those cease-fire talks. and egypt's president mohamed morsi will meet today with judges to explain his edict barring them from overturning any decision that he makes or any laws that he imposes until a new parliament is formed. reza sayah is in cairo this morning. let's start with mohamed morsi, please. >> yeah, good morning, soledad. a
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
, wolf. so this is really a leadership test out of the box for president obama. >> has the public's attitude toward washington softened at all? >> what do you think? the answer to that is, absolutely not. we asked the question, how people expect washington officials to behave. take a look at this. responsible adults, 28%. spoiled children, 67%. i think that tells you about all you need to know about what the public thinks about washington, d.c. >> and when we describe washington officials as members of the executive and legislature branch, branches -- >> all of them. all the children of washington. there's plenty of blame to go around. >> spoiled children. >> maybe they won't play this time are if they got a deal, resolve these issues, threw in the debt ceiling so you don't have to go through this battle again in february or march, raise the debt ceiling now so that the country can move on to some critically important issues, creating jobs, strengthening the economy. >> do you believe in miracles, wolf? >> i'm an optimist. the voters want democrats and republicans to work together
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
this weekend while surrounded by destruction. >>> from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >>> president obama doing his part for the economy over the weekend out holiday shopping as part of small business saturday, picking up several children's book at an independent bookstore iypÑarlington. >>> meanwhile, uncertainty in the middle east. more clashes in egypt over the weekend as police use tear gas this morning to disburse protesters in cairo. i want to start there. we have "new york times" columnist david brooks and our own andrea mitchell. andrea, this is because president morsi has seized power, a day after brokering a cease-fire between israel and hamas, he is now consolidating power. how worry side the administration about it? >> very worried, but they are very, very cautious because he is their new point of leverage really with hamas. he is the future, they thought, of trying to negotiate something and revive the israeli-palestinian talks. and now suddenly he seizes power. he was looking for t
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 2:00am PST
news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >>> president obama doing his part for the economy over the weekend out holiday shopping as part of small business saturday, picking up several children's book at an independent bookstore iypÑarlington. >>> meanwhile, uncertainty in the middle east. more clashes in egypt over the weekend as police use tear gas this morning to disburse protesters in cairo. i want to start there. we havn
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 10:00am PST
, what are we looking at tomorrow? a lot of big doings in washington. >> well, the president elect of mexico enrique peno is coming to visit president obama at the white house. he gets inaugurated and vice president biden is going down to be part of that. i think that's what we're going to be talking about tomorrow. >> the fact that president obama said one of his big priorities in the second term was immigration. so clearly the president of mexico is going to want to see what he's willing to deliver. >> right. exactly. this is something that the current president of mexico, calderon, has been pushing for a long time as well. >> thanks so much, jonathan capehart. that does it for this edition of "andrea mitchell reports." next up is my colleague tamron hall. >> the senate returns to work at the top of the hour as debate over the fiscal cliff kicks into shall we say high gear. are republicans ready to ditch their decades-old plunge not to hike taxes? we'll all talk with peter de-faiz owe who was just quoted as saying we're betting off going off the cliff. >>> plus, republicans say t
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am EST
imagination does such a response exist. foos what he thinks should be done in washington, he says he supports president obama's proposal to eliminate the bush tax cuts for high income taxpayers. however, he says he prefers a cut off points somewhere above $250,000, maybe 500 thud or so. additionally, he says we need congress right new to enact a minimum tax on high incomes. buffett is suggests 20% between $1 million and $10 million and 30% on amounts above that and that's something he had laid out before. the real definition of the buffett rule. >> i always thought he was uncomfortable about the way the buffett rule was constructed and felt uncomfortable about saying something about it. because remember, he never really spoke openly about it, he would intimate that 250 might not be his number. >> the buffett rule is 30%. >> but then he's also talking about the 500. >> but that's not the buffett rule. but if you're doing tax reform, then you're not going up anyway. >> i think the main point he's saying is forget about the larger reforms p. maybe we'll get withere, maybe won't, but put that in
FOX News
Nov 25, 2012 4:00pm PST
's day if they cannot agree on a budget before then. president obama and congressional leaders have been talking and possibly to come this week. it's november 26th. they don't have a lot of time. peter doocy with the news from washington. >> harris, republicans and democrats alike think that closing loopholes to raise revenue is a good idea. republicans are resisting the idea that inleasing tax rates on the wealthy will steer the country away from the fiscal cliff even though suspects insist it will. >> i would be very much opposed to raising tax rates, but i believe that we can close a lot of lop holes. >> they have to go up, real or effective tax rates, there are ways of doing this and secondly, we have to gross loopholes. >> lindsey graham is okay with new revenue and willing to cap deductions to get it, but only if democrats agree to reform entitlements like social security and medicare. >> i don't expect the democrats to go for premium ouci do expect them to adjust these entitlement programs before they bankrupt the company. some entilement reform is okay with illinois democratic se
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm EST
looking round the waist deep in seeing a lot of their friends have lost. barack obama may have won the white house, but the republicans do have the house of representatives. the american public is saying that we should stick to the principal principle message that we have said. washington is running way too much money. there may be differences in want of other issues, but on this one, most americans agree that there's too much waste and fraud and abuse and let's eliminate that. cheryl: where do they fit into this scenario? fatcat ceos, those from honeywell, allstate, do you think that that is going to be a positive conversation? will congressional leaders listen? >> i would think that they have been listening to the ceos all along. and even looking at wall street and main street and they all say the same thing. we want certainty out of washington. we haven't gotten it from this administration, whether it is dodd-frank and all the mess that the excessive spending. so i think that wall street and main street will say the same thing. stop spending so much, put your fiscal house in ord
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm EST
at washington, what will the new president of the united states, the president of a second term, do about what he promised to do. what looked at the 3 obama promises. the first promise was when he said he would not find a solution. -- let's look at the 3 obama promises. second from a that the president of the united states was when he said the united states would never allow iran to be a nuclear power. this is unprecedented, where there are bright -- but the right or wrong. this is a statement made by the president more than once. this was the collection of promises made to the indian prime minister. how has president obama of filled the promise? is he going to absolutely implement this? and what are the israelis do we? from my point of view, one of the activated parts of the operation is that they are giving hamas a leading creating a new dynamic for shaping the new dynamics and shaping an alliance of the muslim brotherhood leadership's, be it in egypt or turkey or qatar. it's a deliberate move to undermine the palestinian authority. the change of subject, is the least -- at least by the isra
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:30pm EST
at their jobs who are the most respected people you can work with. as we enter a second term for president obama, jim and so many other alumni will continue to play a critical role in helping guide the of ministration cost defense and foreign policy. with the election behind us, washington is turning its attention to the unfinished business, particularly the unfinished business of the current congress, including how to avoid falling off the fiscal cliff, how to prevent it from happening, and the impact not as on the fence of the discretionary budget as well, and for our purposes, hopefully they will also take the time to pass a defense authorization in order to be able to set some important policy guidance we need as we go into this next year. the hope is these issues can be resolved before congress adjourns, and we are all hopeful the leadership will be able to come together to find a way to resolve these issues. these are tough decisions. i know how tough they are, but they can do it. it will take some risks, but that is part of the game. you have to take risks to do the right thing, and i hop
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
in the house. we also have a say in all this. and obama care remains wildly unpopular. and it's wildly unpopular because i think people understand they don't want rationing by some bureaucrat in washington so far as our healthcare is concerned i. think most persons want healthcare that is patient centered between them and their doctors. when you look at obama care and what we can see about making that law go away there are some provisions in there. there are taxes on a medical device industry that caused people to lose access perhaps to certain kinds of treatment that will actually provide a lot of harm to job growth in a very growing industry in this country in the medical device area. there is also this thing called the independent payment advisory board that is the essence of washington controlling all that healthcare is about in this country. there's bipartisan support to do away with that. will the president sign it? yet to be seen. bill: eric cantor thank you. we are going to work through this for the next 34, 35 days and possibly beyond. so we'll be in touch with you and many ot
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
an agreement on tax rates for the millionaires and billionaires, which is what president obama campaigned on. of course, now what he's talking about is a family of four making $250,000. and if you're living in the tristate area or washington d.c., you don't feel like a millionaire at that rate. i think we should be also talking at the same time about closing loopholes because it helps simplify the tax code. and simplifying the tax code is critical if we want to restore small business creation and entrepreneurship in this country. and we also have to be talking about where is it we're going to cut spending. it's a critical part of our fiscal problems. it's not just a 30-day tax deal. it is we need to make a down payment on revenue, yes, but we need to make a down payment on government reform and tax reform as well. >> ken burns, david's colleague, tom freeman, wrote a column recently. i think it gets to the leadership challenge for obama, what he's got to do to really apply leverage on capitol hill. he writes this. i get why the president needs to stress that the wealthy will have to pay high
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
of groups that have the blessing of the obama white house. others in the democratic power structure who can go out and raise money. so the house democratic leader, nancy pelosi, senator schumer spoke recently at a conference here in washington, a sort of thank-you conference for the donors. paul begala, as you know, worked with the obama -- pro-obama super pacs prior tos u.prioriti. democrats often lose because they try and reinvent the wheel each cycle. this time they're going to learn from the obama campaign. it took its '08 blueprint and built on it. he says democrats are going to do the same thing, and that includes these outside groups. >> i'm confused. i thought citizens united was the greatest threat to american democracy since sputnik. so they like it now. okay, hold on, let me write this down. this is moving so fast. i think freedom, democrats said slowly died with citizens united, hold on, freedom, bad. okay. we got it. all right. that's written down. well, mike, this is kind of confusing to me. they like super pacs now. >> it's amazing what winning does. and they've seen that if
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
the disconnect you talk about is starting from the top on down. president obama sends his own two children to private schools because he was against the voucher program in washington, d.c. >> exactly. off hugely popular program in dc producing great outcomes. the kids that use these vouchers, graduate at much higher rates, 30, 40 points higher rates than kids who attend the traditional public schools in washington, d.c yet the president has spent his first term trying to kill the dc voucher program. >> gretchen: it comes down to why? i'm going to guess it's one word, which is unions. >> yes. it is. the black leadership is heavily dependent on teachers unions and labor in general for political support. they put that ahead of the actual needs in the community. it's a shame because it's doing real harm. president obama likes to lecture us day in and day out about the importance of education and education spending. yet he's killing a program -- he wants to kill funding fort dc voucher program. >> gretchen: i want you to finish the analysis that you talk about in your article because it's so i
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
with their money in advance of the fiscal cliff. "washington journal" live on tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern. now, look at the role of private enterprise and public education and what the obama administration approach will be in 2013. this is an hour and 35 minutes. >> welcome. thank you for joining us. we are just getting back. the energy level is probably going to get mellow. we will make that work for us. today's panel is on the question of for-profit and federal education policy. this is a topic that we at aei have been talking about for an extended stretch. in support of the templeton foundation, we have been running the private enterprise projects, trying to think about the opportunities and the challenge. how do make this work for kids in the communities? how do we think about some of those challenges the potential perils? this panel is a close up series of panels and conversations. we have commissioned a number of pieces that will be coming up as a book this spring. we have the opportunity to work. those of you with cell phones, in turn them off. why this topic? the vast majority of
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